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Inside the risky venture of Spaceport America

Inside the risky venture of Spaceport America

(serene music) – [Reporter] Out in the hinterlands of New Mexico sit two very different oases in the desert. One is this, a glittering alien complex called Spaceport America. It claims to be the world’s first purpose built commercial spaceport. And as early as next year, the port could host its first batch of space tourists, wealthy thrill-seekers who will ride to the edge of space for $250,000 a pop. – We’re not just building a spaceship, we’re providing an…

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Into America’s Wild – Official IMAX Trailer

Into America’s Wild – Official IMAX Trailer

We were born to explore From the earliest adventurers to today’s modern-day trailblazers Our curiosity moves us forward Into the great unknown where a vast and beautiful wilderness is waiting to be discovered The creators of “National Parks Adventure” invite you on an extraordinary journey into the natural wonders of America Join astronaut John Herrington and Alaskan native Ariel Tweto as they explore the great outdoors from ancient homelands and hidden trails to the wilds in our own backyard Take…

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Inside Space Shuttle Discovery 360 | National Air and Space Museum

Inside Space Shuttle Discovery 360 | National Air and Space Museum

t-minus 13 seconds t-minus 10 go for main engine start we are go for main engine start t-minus six five four three two one and liftoff of the space shuttle Discovery with the Hubble Space Telescope our window on the universe some people have called the Hubble telescope the most important payload the shuttle has ever delivered is there a special feeling about this mission for any of you you’ve all been up there before is this one really different…

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Apollo: Missions to the Moon – Trailer | National Geographic

Apollo: Missions to the Moon – Trailer | National Geographic

[music playing] INTERVIEWER 1: Would you like to live on the moon? WOMAN: Yes, I would. INTERVIEWER 1: You would? You’d like to be one of the first people to go? WOMAN: Yes. MAN 1: We have one of the most challenging assignments that has ever been given to modern man. MAN 2: The United States’ man in space program is at least eight months behind that of the Soviet Union. Now it is time to take longer strides, time…

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NASA astronaut accused of committing first crime in outer space

NASA astronaut accused of committing first crime in outer space

DAVID LEE MILLER, THANK YOU. AN ASTRONAUT ACCUSED OF WHAT COULD BE THE FIRST CRIME COMMITTED FROM SPACE. SHE IS ACCUSED OF HACKING THE BANK ACCOUNTS OF HER STRANGE PARTNER WHILE ON THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION BY USING A NASA COMPUTER. SHE IS DENYING THE ALLEGATIONS. PHIL KEATING IS TRACKING AND LIVE IN MIAMI. HE’S GOT MORE. HEY, PHIL.>>THE CENTERS ON THE VERY BITTER BREAKUP BETWEEN THE ASTRONAUT AND HER ESTRANGED WIFE, ALL OVER A YOUNG BOY THEY’VE BEEN RAISING…

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Chris Hadfield: How looking at 4 billion years of Earth’s history changes you

Chris Hadfield: How looking at 4 billion years of Earth’s history changes you

When we are born we have a very small view of the world: our mother’s womb and the delivery room. And, as you’re raised, your parents are probably trying to control the environment that you’re in and so you end up with a very centralized, tiny little view of the world—naturally. As you get older, as you travel more, as you read more, you start to understand a little more of the world around you; and all of those influences…

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What Would Happen If Humans Tried To Land On Jupiter

What Would Happen If Humans Tried To Land On Jupiter

– The best way to explore a new world is to land on it. That’s why humans have sent spacecraft to the Moon, Venus, Mars, Saturn’s moon Titan, and more. But there are a few places in the solar system we will never understand as well as we’d like. One of them is Jupiter. Jupiter is made of mostly hydrogen and helium gas, so trying to land on it would be like trying to land on a cloud here on…

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